Tamiya 1/32 Corsair II

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  1. Catch22

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    #1 Catch22, May 13, 2016
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    Well, it's done! This is another of Tamiya's 1/32 F4U-1A converted to a British Corsair II, by clipping the wings and adding the scoops on the sides and bottom. The only additions I made using aftermarket parts are the wheels (BarracudaCast) and RB Production Sutton harness. I also added wiring to the engine for the first time. Decals are Eagle Editions depicting a Corsair flow by Sub Lt. Don Sheppard (Royal Canadian Naval Reserve) of 1836 Squadron FAA, during January, 1945. He was the only confirmed Canadian all-Corsair ace. There are a few things I'm not perfectly happy with but overall I'm pleased. Thanks to those that helped me with the build!

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    #2 fubar57, May 13, 2016
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    Very nice Cory. Where abouts on imgur, I have an account there.


    edit: never mind, found it. One updoot for you
     
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    Nicely done Cory!
     
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    That's a cracker Cory, very nice indeed - well done !
     
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    Very nice Cory, awesome colour scheme!
     
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    Thanks Wojtek!
     
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    Lovely work Cory!
     
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    Nice, interesting version

    Regards
     
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